Snap A Selfie To Verify Your Financial Identity

Snap A Selfie To Verify Your Financial Identity
Banks, Insurance & Financial Services

The British bank's mobile app uses facial recognition technology to protect business account access

Lauren Kirkwood
  • 14 september 2016

HSBC will now allow business customers to verify their financial identity by taking a selfie through the bank’s smartphone app. The new practice allows customers to take a photo of their face on an iOS or Android phone and have it be cross-referenced with their passport or driver’s license.  This goes a step beyond the biometric verification used by companies that favor fingerprint and voice identification over traditional passwords.

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